Our most popular leaflet containing all of the information that you will need to find your way around. With the help of the Exe Explorer leaflet you can find a variety of routes from an hour walk to a days outing using the ferries and train or bus service to get around the whole Estuary in a day. The cycle and walking paths known as the Exe Estuary Trail will eventually be developed around the rest of the Estuary offering the opportunity to walk or cycle around the entire Estuary on wide, surfaced and mostly flat paths.
Our newly published leaflet is now available. A guide to heritage on the Exe Estuary, from the 1200's to the 20th Century. Maps, photographs and historical paintings illustrate the rich history of the Exe Estuary and how storms have affected the area through the ages.
A guide to when and where to see some of the wildlife highlights on the globally important and protected Exe Estuary and can help you to learn more about the animals that live in this ever changing environment.
A guide to the recreational activities available to enjoy in and around the Exe. A map shows the location of activities, clubs and organisations who can provide more detailed local information about the various water sports and leisure pursuits available as well as their contact information.
A leaflet created by the Devon Maritime Forum which provides you with all the information that you need to begin exploring the marine environment. Contains beautiful illustrations to help with identifying marine creatures at an estuary or rock pool, and an easy to use map which shows which marine educators can be found in your area.
The Canoe Loops are a series of self-guided circular canoeing/kayaking trails that link the River Exe and Exeter Ship Canal between Exeter Quayside and the Exe Estuary.
A new leaflet has been produced to promote the trails and new access steps have been installed to improve canoe ingress, egress and portage around weirs. The waterproof leaflet details routes, access point locations, safety advice and a code of conduct.
There are four loops which can be paddled from different access points and in different combinations. Canoeists can head down the river and back up the canal and join up loops for longer trips. It takes most people 2-3 hours to paddle each loop and the complete circuit from Exeter Quay to Turf Locks and back is 17km, which can take a full day.
Exeter Canoe Loops is a partnership project between the Environment Agency and Exeter City Council.
A series of eight linked circular walks in the Exmouth and Lympstone areas. The routes are accessible and mostly stile-free. All of the walks in the guide connect with at least two others so can be easily extended and adapted.
Follows the route of the Exe from its source on Exmoor through the Devon countryside, as it meanders for over 50 miles to reach the open estuary. The route can be divided up in to a series of 10 stages, most of which can be walked in half a day.
Contains 10 day walks plus information on the Exe Valley Way, East Devon Way and the South West Coast Path National Trail.